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West Bengal declares additional holiday for "May Day"


West Bengal declares additional holiday for "May Day"

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
FINANCE DEPARTMENT

AUDIT BRANCH
325, SARAT CHATTERJEE ROAD, HOWRAH-711 102
No.2065-I(P2)
31st March, 2018
NOTIFICATION

In order to celebrate May Day, which falls on 1st May, 2018 (Tuesday), in a befitting manner, the Governor is pleased to declare State Government holiday on 2nd May, 2018 (Wednesday), in addition to 1st May, 2018 which has already been notified as a public holiday vide Notification No.6005-E(P2)/FA/O/lH-04/2012 dated 22.9.2017.

All State Government offices including educational institutions, Rural and Urban Local Bodies, Authorities, Boards, Corporations, State Government Undertakings and other parastatals under the State Government, shall remain closed on 2nd May, 2018 (Wednesday) in addition to 1st May, 2018.

By order of the Governor,
Sd/-Rajsekhar Bandyopadhyay
Additional Secretary
Government of West Bengal
Source: http://www.wbfin.nic.in/

Expected DA for Bank Employees From May to July 2018

Expected DA for Bank Employees From May to July 2018

Expected DA

Bank Employees From May to July 2018

Payable for the YearPayable for the monthsAverage CPINo. of slabs% of pay
2018 Feb March April655152752.7 
2017 November, December 2017 & January 2018650551651.6 
2017 August September October6353.2147847.8 
2017 May June July6261.9145645.6 
2017 February March April631546946.9 
2016- 17 Nov Dec Jan635347847.8 
2016 Aug Sep Oct6261.945545.5 
2016 May June July611742042 
2016 Feb Mar Apr614742642.6 
2015- 16 Nov Dec Jan603339839.8 
2015 Aug Sep Oct589636436.4 
2015 May Jun Jul5790.17738110.7 
2015 Feb Mar Apr5774.95734110.1 
2014- 15 Nov Dec Jan5767732109.8 
2014 Aug Sept Oct5569.52683102.45 
2014 May Jun Jul5432.5665097.5 
2014 Feb Mar Apr5501.0466699.9 
2013- 14 Nov Dec Jan5402.1364196.15 
2013 Aug Sept Oct5211.9159388.95 
2013 May Jun Jul5082.5756184.15 
2013 Feb Mar Apr4976.0553580.25 
2012- 13 Nov Dec Jan487751076.5 
2012 Aug Sept Oct470946870.2 
2012 May June Jul454942864.2 
2012 Feb Mar Apr451942063 

PCDA Circular 199 : Payment of enhanced Monetary Allowance attached to pre and post independence Gallantry Awards

PCDA Circular 199 : Payment of enhanced Monetary Allowance attached to pre and post independence Gallantry Awards

O/o The Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions)
Draupadighat, Allahabad 211014
Circular No. 199
No. AT/Tech/69-XIII
Dated: 27 /03/2018
To
01. The Chief Accountant, RBI Deptt. of Govt. Bank Accounts, Central office C-7, Second Floor, Bandre- Kurla Complex, P B No. 8143, Bandre East, Mumbai-400051
02. The Director of Treasuris of all state……………
03. The Manager CPPC of Public Sector Banks including IDBI
04. The CDA (PD) Meerut
05. The CDA, Chennai
06. The Nodal Officers (ICICI/AXIS/HDFC Bank)….
07. The Pay & Accounts Officer……………
08. The Military. & Air Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal
09. The D.P.D.O…………………….
10. Post Master…………………

Sub: Payment of enhanced Monetary Allowance attached to pre and post independence Gallantry Awards.

Ref: This office Circular No. 9 dated 10/06/2011 and Circular No. 30 dated 22/12/2017.

The rates of Monetary Allowance attached to pre and post independence Gallantary Awards have been revised by the Govt w.e.f. 30/03/2011 and 01/08/2017 and the same have been issued to all the Pension Disbursing Agencies (PDAs) vide this office Circular No. 9 dated 10/06/2011 and Circular No. 30 dated 22/12/2017 respectively. These circulars are also available on this office web site www.pcdapension.nic.in.

However, complaints from various agencies as well as the pensioners/family pensioners & Pensioners' Associations are being received at various levels including Ministry of Defence (MoD) stating that PDAs are not making payment of enhanced rate of Monetary Allowance attached to pre and post independence Gallantry Awards.

On examining the cases, it has been noticed that monetary allowance of Gallantry award has neither been revised as per this office Circular No. 9 dated 10/06/2011 nor Circular No. 30 dated 22/12/2017. Non-revision of monetary allowance of Gallantry Awards by the PDAs has resulted in huge arrears. Non-payment of dues to the pensioners/family pensioners as well as accumulation of such cases has been viewed seriously by the MoD. The MoD has further directed to ensure that such incidents do not recur.

Therefore, PDAs are requested to review all cases of monetary allowance attached to pre and post independence Gallantry Awards and ensure that revision as per circulars mentioned above has been carried out by them and payment is being made at correct rates. The Pension Disbursing Agencies are also requested to submit detailed status report on payment of correct rate of Monetary Allowance attached to pre and post independence Gallantry Awardees.

Details of Gallantry awardees extracted from pension payment scrolls for the month of January, 2018 received from the Banks in respect of whom monetary allowances are still awaiting for revision in terms of the above circulars is being forwarded separately to each CPPC for immediate revision of the same and to ensure credit the payments along with arrears in pensioners/family pensioners Bank Account. PDAs other than Banks are requested to review all cases of Gallantry awardees and confirm to this office that payment is being made as per the above quoted circulars.

Sd/-
(SANDEEP THAKUR)
Addl. CDA (Pensions) 
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KV School Admission 2018: Class 1 Left out vacancies and Class 2 to 9 Admission


KV School Admission 2018: Class 1 Left out vacancies and Class 2 to 9 Admission
Admission Notice for session 2018-19, registration for admission to Class-1 (left out vacancies) and class-II to IX
Almost all admission process to Class 1 has now completed accordance with the Admission Notice issued by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan dated 27.2.2018. The final list of selected candidates of all KV Schools across the country published in their respective school websites. Also display including waiting list in the Notice Board.

KV Sangathan has now announced, the registration will begin for Left out vacancies to Class 1 from 2.4.2018 at 8:00 to 9.4.2018 up to 4:00 P.M through offline mode. And also for Class 2 to 9 registration will commence from 2.4.2018 at 8:00 to 9.4.2018 up to 4:00 P.M through offline mode. Other terms and conditions will remain same.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (HQ)
New Delhi

Admission Notice 2018-19
In supersession of Admission Notice dated-27.02.2018 for session 2018-19, registration for admission to Class-1 (left out vacancies) and class-II to IX will commence from 02.04.2018 at 8:00 A.M. to 09.04.2018 up to 4:00 P.M. through offline mode in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country subject to availability of vacancies.

Other contents of Admission Notice 2018- 19 dated- 27.02.2018 will remain same.

Source: http://kvsangathan.nic.in/

Booking to Tatkal Tickets & Measures to Avoid Misuse of Tatkal Scheme


Ministry of Railways

Booking to Tatkal Tickets & Measures to Avoid Misuse of Tatkal Scheme

On Indian Railways, reserved accommodation including Tatkal accommodation can be booked through computerised Passenger Reservation System (PRS) on first come first served basis. During peak rush periods/days when demand outstrips the availability, reserved accommodation especially in higher classes and on popular routes gets exhausted within short duration of opening of reservation. However, during lean periods, on non-popular and lower classes, the accommodation remains available for longer duration. The phenomenon is more relevant for Tatkal where limited accommodation is earmarked. This happens as the available limited accommodation is accessed simultaneously through more than 10,300 counters at 3465 computerised Passenger Reservation Centers as well as through internet.

To avoid misuse of Tatkal Scheme, there are some inbuilt features in Tatkal scheme which includes provision of not granting refund on cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets except in case of certain special circumstances indicated in the scheme, not allowing any modification of Tatkal ticket, etc. Some additional steps have also been taken to facilitate the passengers and to avoid the misuse, some of which are:-
  • Staggering of the timings of reservation under Tatkal scheme.
  • Captcha implementation in Registration, Login and Booking page to check fraudulent booking through automation software.
  • Imposition of minimum time limit before proceeding for payment gateway as well as after making payment while booking tickets through internet.
  • Making OTP(one time password) compulsory for all net Banking Payment options.
  • Disabling authorised agents to book Tatkal tickets during first half an hour of opening of reservation.
To keep a check on the activities of touts, preventive as well as regular checks are conducted jointly/individually by Vigilance, Security and Commercial Departments, and the action against the culprits is taken as per provisions of Section 143 of Railways Act, 1989.

This information was made available in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

Source: PIB

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